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Māori Party Celebrates the Courage of the Hīkoi

Tuesday, 22 April 2014, 4:56 pm | The Maori Party

The Māori Party pays tribute to the thousands of New Zealanders, who ten years ago today, began the march to Parliament known as the Hīkoi of 2004. More >>

Labour and National join forces in new Maori confiscations

Wednesday, 16 April 2014, 3:35 pm | The Maori Party

Chris McKenzie, former-treaty negotiator and Te Tai Hauauru Maori party candidate, says that the Minister of Primary Industries’ plans to remove temporary exemptions for vessel operators derived from settlement negotiations is akin to confiscation ... More >>

Government urged to honour the price of citizenship

Wednesday, 16 April 2014, 1:06 pm | The Maori Party

Māori Party Co-leaders Tariana Turia and Te Ururoa Flavell say that the proud contribution of veterans who have fought for our country is still some way from being fully honoured. More >>

Maori Party to Challenge for Te Tai Tokerau Seat

Monday, 14 April 2014, 10:24 pm | The Maori Party

The Maori Party is gearing up to win Te Tai Tokerau Maori electoral seat currently held by the Mana Party’s Hone Harawira, according to Rangimarie Naida Glavish, president of the Maori Party. “Maori voters in the north are becoming increasingly ... More >>

Māori Party celebrates Wānanga students’ success

Friday, 11 April 2014, 4:58 pm | The Maori Party

The Māori Party congratulates all 2400 students graduating from Te Whare Wānanga o Awanuiārangi today, and says it is so proud of the achievements of these students and the contribution that Wānanga are making to Māori educational achievement. More >>

Maori Party Right to Butt in to Close ‘German Gateway’

Thursday, 10 April 2014, 10:04 am | The Maori Party

“The Maori Party has every right to ‘butt in’ when Hone Harawira talks about playing a confidence trick on Te Tai Tokerau voters to use their Maori seat as a ‘waharoa tiamana’ (a German gateway) to get Kim Dotcom's Internet Party into ... More >>

Maori Party congratulates Patricia Grace

Thursday, 10 April 2014, 7:47 am | The Maori Party

The Māori Party welcomes the Environment Court decision to support Patricia Grace's bid to protect the last remaining tracts of ancestral whenua from being taken for the development of the Kapiti Expressway. The Environment Court decision follows ... More >>

Flavell speaks out about institutional racism

Thursday, 10 April 2014, 7:35 am | The Maori Party

GENERAL DEBATE SPEECH; Parliament Buildings Wellington 9 April 2014 4pm Flavell speaks out about institutional racism in the justice system Tēnā koe, Mr Speaker. Tēnā koutou katoa. Yesterday I was giving a statement to the media and it went something ... More >>

International honours for Māori researchers

Friday, 4 April 2014, 3:49 pm | The Maori Party

The Māori Party congratulates the two Māori recipients of prestigious AERA Fellowships that are being presented in Philadelphia today to Professor Linda Tuhiwai Smith of Ngāti Awa and Ngāti Porou, and Distinguished Professor Graham Hingangaroa Smith ... More >>

Maori Party Proud of the Kickstart Breakfast

Friday, 4 April 2014, 9:29 am | The Maori Party

The Maori Party is proud to see thousands of whanau are better off with the success of the Kickstart Breakfast in schools. Co-leader Te Ururoa Flavell says “Over 25,000 children are taking part in Kick Start each week, thanks to the Maori Party/National ... More >>

Mair calls for Dotcomana Party resignations

Thursday, 3 April 2014, 10:46 am | The Maori Party

The Maori Party is calling for the resignation of Mana Party president Annette Sykes and campaigner Sue Bradford. More >>

Poroporoaki ki a Ahorangi Merimeri Penfold

Thursday, 3 April 2014, 10:03 am | The Maori Party

The Māori Party joins with Ngāti Kurī and other northern hapū and iwi to mourn the loss of Dr Merimeri Penfold (Ngāti Kurī). More >>

Maori Party relieved for Teina Pora

Monday, 31 March 2014, 12:15 pm | The Maori Party

The Maori Party is relieved that after twelve hearings, Teina Pora has finally been granted parole. Te Ururoa Flavell, Maori Party Co-Leader says “we are very pleased for Teina Pora and his whanau. It’s not the end of his journey to seek justice, ... More >>

Free Teina Pora

Saturday, 29 March 2014, 12:19 pm | The Maori Party

Free Teina Pora The Maori Party is disappointed that Teina Pora was denied parole yet again, and say this latest decision by the High Court is another example of injustice in our Justice system. Dr Pita Sharples, MP for Tamaki Makaurau said “this young ... More >>

Flavell calls out Labour

Friday, 28 March 2014, 8:28 am | The Maori Party

Flavell calls out Labour Maori Party Co-leader Te Ururoa Flavell is calling on Labour’s Maori MPs to put the kaupapa of Maori Television ahead of party politics. "I’m hoha with the Labour Party's accusations against Māori Television and the Maori ... More >>

Turia: Launch of Revamped Ngati Rangi Strategic Plan

Tuesday, 25 March 2014, 3:09 pm | The Maori Party

This is very special for me – to retrace our steps to a time five years ago when Tammy Davis and I were given the honour of launching the Iwi Strategic Plan. More >>

No interest in Dotcom for Maori Party

Tuesday, 25 March 2014, 11:46 am | The Maori Party

The Maori Party has no interest in any discussions with Kim Dotcom or the Internet Party, says Maori Party president Naida Glavish. "There is no benefit for te iwi Maori in aligning with sideline splinter parties. More >>

Maori Party Statement on Te Pataka Ohanga

Friday, 21 March 2014, 2:53 pm | The Maori Party

The Māori Party says it is extremely concerned about the alleged issues reported about Te Pataka Ohanga, and say it was the right thing to do to refer the matter to the Serious Fraud Office to investigate. More >>

Maori Party Ikaroa Rawhiti candidate search begins

Thursday, 13 March 2014, 4:57 pm | The Maori Party

The Maori Party will launch their search next week for a candidate to stand in the Ikaroa Rawhiti electorate. More >>

Māori Party questions Joyce on Royal Society process

Thursday, 13 March 2014, 3:17 pm | The Maori Party

The Māori Party is raising concerns over the process used to assess Centre of Research Excellence (CoRE) bids for continued funding. Pita Sharples today questioned the Minister of Tertiary Education Steven Joyce about the makeup of the Royal Society ... More >>

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